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The Dangers of Not Assessing and Re-assesing Pitchers

Want The Perfect Arm Action? Convert a Shortstop  Ok, so there is no such thing as the "Perfect arm action", but converted shortstops and catchers are about as close as it gets. Many of you know Dylan Barrow’s story, but for those of you who don’t, here is the reader’s digest version. Dylan was a mediocre shortstop in high school.  Until he walked into The ARMory about 3 weeks before graduation his senior year, he had not pitched since he was 11 years old. He had...

Command is Mental! (Pretend Like That’s News)

On Jan 16, 2013, at 9:18 PM, Randy Sullivan wrote: Revelation: Pitchers with great command are simply better mentally than wild guys. Lack of command is mental failure. Too many coaches and Dads look for mechanical flaws to explain lack of command. I have recently concluded that command is almost totally mental. Anecdotally, I've seen guys with horrible mechanics throw lots of strike, and I've seen mechanical poster boys who couldn't get the ball over the 17 inch dish to save their lives....

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